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can·is·ter

(kan'is-ter),
A box or container; in anesthesiology, the container for carbon dioxide absorbent.
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Omar saw a teargas canister shot, yet said he did not see "a single uniformed officer" around the square.
The death occurred when a motorcyclist crashed on the road between Bogota and Tunja after being struck by a tear gas canister shot by police, broadcaster Caracol reported.
One demonstrator showed a round red mark on his chest, which he said was a tear gas canister shot directly into him.
A canister shot shattered his thigh and he was discharged on a pension of pounds 300 a year.